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Beihai Shipping signs order for shuttle tanker pair with DSIC
by Jason Jiang
Monday, November 23, 2020

Shanghai-based Beihai Shipping has entered into a shipbuilding contract with Dalian Shipbuilding Industry (DSIC) for the construction of two 155,000 dwt shuttle tankers. The contract is made up of firm order of one vessel plus option for another. The vessels will be deployed at CNOOC’s oilfield project in Brazil upon delivery in 2022. Beihai Shipping …

Kanway Line orders up to four feeder boxships at Huangpu Wenchong
by Jason Jiang
Monday, November 23, 2020

Taiwanese container shipping operator Kanway Line has placed an order at CSSC-affiliated Huangpu Wenchong Shipbuilding for the construction of up to four 1,900 teu containerships. The shipbuilding contracts comprise of firm order of two ships and option for another two ships. The vessels will adopt Huangpu Wenchong’s Bangkokmax design and deliveries are scheduled in 2022. …

$2/mt Bunker Levy Plan to be Given Further Consideration by IMO
by Ship Bunker
Monday, November 23, 2020

That will be used to generate a $5 billion fund to accelerate the introduction of zero-emission technologies for maritime transport.

Clarity is Still Lacking For Ship Owners After IMO Meeting
by hellenicshippingnews...
Sunday, November 22, 2020

Ship owners have to contemplate their future plans after an inconclusive meeting last week at the IMO. While some issues were addressed, no major breakthrough took place in the fuels arena. In its latest weekly report, shipbroker Gibson said that “this week the IMO agreed short term measures to address climate change. For many, it ...

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Dry Bulk Market: Capesize Market Finds Resistance
by hellenicshippingnews...
Sunday, November 22, 2020

Capesize ‘Resistant’ would be one adjective to describe the Capesize market this week, as there was an increasing perception that it had discovered a floor, in several areas – specifically in Asia – where the pivotal C5 West Australia round gained 0.396 $/mt on the week to reach 6.973 $/mt, as all the majors became ...

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How the IIoT is about to destroy the Noon Report as we know it
by hellenicshippingnews...
Sunday, November 22, 2020

Over the past few years, the Internet of Things (IoT) has emerged as one of the most important technologies of the 21st century. Now that we can connect everyday objects – kitchen appliances, cars, thermostats, baby monitors – to the internet, seamless communication is possible between people, processes, and things. And this megatrend is increasingly ...

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IMO Adopts New Rules Bringing Consistency to Sulfur Compliance Testing
by Ship Bunker
Sunday, November 22, 2020

Set to come into force from April 2022, but Governments being encouraged to adopt them now.

MSC continues boxship buying spree
by Grant Rowles
Sunday, November 22, 2020

Swiss-headquartered containerline Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) continues to aggressively add secondhand tonnage to its fleet, this week being linked to two more deals by brokers. MSC has snapped up 2000-built 1,730 teu feeder boxship , acquired from Peter Dohle Schiffahrts for an undisclosed price. The vessel has been renamed MSC Panaya, and like many of …

Solstad awarded Aussie anchor handler extensions by Inpex
by Grant Rowles
Sunday, November 22, 2020

Norwegian owner Solstad Offshore has been awarded extensions by Inpex Operations Australia for a pair of anchor handling tug supply vessels supporting drilling at the Ichthys LNG development. Normand Scorpion and Normand Sirius will now continue operations through to August 2030, with additional options available. Having originally been awarded contracts in December 2019, the two …

Boatloads of Cargo Off Los Angeles Grind Gears of World Economy
by Bloomberg
Sunday, November 22, 2020
By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — A flotilla of almost a dozen cargo vessels sits anchored just south of Los Angeles this weekend, waiting for berth space. Around the twin ports of...

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The Tuna Clipper Marine Pier in San Diego Bay (1980).

Clipper Oil supplying the USCGC Kimball ex. pipeline at the fuel dock in Pago Pago, American Samoa (2020).

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